|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, June 08, 2005|
Today the streets of La Paz were relatively quiet.Miners, laborers and other social groups are marching to Bolivia?s capitol.Luis Gmez reports from La Paz. Military spending worldwide has exceeded 1-trillion dollars.Kate Paulman reports from D.C. Textile workers in Mexico are putting pressure on toy company Mattel to investigate the working conditions at a plant that manufactures Barbie's wardrobe...
Keywords: EU; bush; elections; environment; highschool; immigration; iraq; mexico; military; rights; riots; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, April 25, 2005|
Venezuela?s president says the U.S. military can go home after what he calls attempts to gain intelligence for an eventual invasion.Greg Wilpert reports from Caracas. Indian officials say they may begin sending weapons to Nepal again after a face-to-face meeting with the King of the Himalayan nation.With Michael Van De Veer in Katmandu, Binu Alex has more from Ahmdebad. Lebanon is now free of all Syrian troops.Mohammed Shublaq has more from Beirut about the mixed reactions...
Keywords: afghanistan; detainees; elections; environment; genocide; india; iraq; lebanon; mexico; military; palestine; rebellion; rights; rumsfeld; torture; turkey; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, May 05, 2006|
CIA DIRECTOR RESIGNS The Shake-up continues in the Bush Administration. President Bush announced today that he accepted the resignation of CIA Director Porter Goss. Bush thanked Goss and described his tenure as one of transition, but there was no mention of a replacement or a reason for his resignation. Goss, a former congressman from Florida -- took the directorship in September 2004 and began, along with Congress, a restructuring of the intelligence hierarchy in this country with the establish...
Keywords: argentina; brazil; bush; california; elections; environment; immigration; iraq; israel; mexico; military; palestine; riots; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, October 05, 2005|
NEW FDA RULES ON ANIMAL FEED In an effort to prevent an outbreak of mad cow disease in the country, the Food and Drug Administration called for new rules to ban cow parts from being used in all animal feed. Katia Al Awwad reports from Washington D.C. The new rule prohibits cattle brains and spinal cords in all animal feed. However, it does not ban the use other tissues that could bear the disease regardless of age...
Keywords: 9-11; NSA; avian flu; bush; disease; environment; greenpeace; india; katrina; military; nicaragua; protest; rebellion; rights; scotus; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, October 14, 2003|
Protests and Resignations in Bolivia Four Bolivian cabinet ministers resigned today as the vice president accused the leadership for using excessive force against demonstrators. Bolivians have been filling the streets for weeks in the nation?s capitol protesting government plans to sell natural gas to the United States and Mexico. Demonstrators have been saying that the gas be used for internal use before it is sold on the open market...
Keywords: UN; bush; california; democratic party; elections; iraq; mexico; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, February 22, 2005|
Chalabi Out The Bush administration?s former leading man in Iraq is pulling out of the race for Prime Minister making way for a candidate supported by the clergy-backed coalition. Dave Enders reports from Baghdad. Togo Plans Elections The West African nation of Togo is still trying to find its footing as the newly installed President keeps tight control over the media while protests criticize what some are calling a military coup d?tat...
Keywords: EU; NATO; bush; china; death penalty; democratic party; elections; iran; iraq; israel; korea; kurds; military; nuclear weapons; palestine; protest; scotus; suicide
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, December 20, 2005|
Transit Strike in NYC New York City?s 33,000 transit workers went on strike this morning leaving millions of residents to rethink their daily commute. Rebecca Myles reports. In contract negotiations that went to the wire, the executive board of the Transport Workers Union voted 28-10 early this morning to reject the Metropolitan Transit Authority's latest contract offer and declare the city?s first transit strike in 25 years...
Keywords: EU; NATO; NSA; WTO; bush; california; elections; highschool; india; iraq; islam; israel; military; nigeria; oil; palestine; privacy; rights; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, October 23, 2003|
300 Wal-Mart Workers Arrested Early this morning more than 300 Wal-Mart workers were arrested in a federally orchestrated sweep in 21 states for undocumented immigrants. According to government sources, the investigations stem from cleaning contracts in 1998 and 2001. Reportedly, one Wal-Mart executive has also been arrested and federal agents are searching other administrative offices. The workers, many from Eastern Europe, were taken into federal custody after they completed their night of cle...
Keywords: EU; UN; bush; china; christmas; india; iraq; israel; nigeria; palestine; protest; unions; wal-mart; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 17, 2003|
Millions Protest Pending War French President Jacques Chirac said today that at this point, France would oppose any effort to draft a new U.N. resolution to explicitly authorize war against Iraq. This comes on the heels of massive anti-war protests worldwide this past weekend. In over six hundred cities across the world, protesters came out to tell their governments that a war with Iraq was not justified...
Keywords: elections; france; iraq; japan; military; oil; protest
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, March 14, 2005|
100's of Thousand of Lebanese Rally in Beruit Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets today in a continuation of the two campaigns seeking to oust or keep the Syrian military within their borders.In Beruit, Mohammed Shublaq has more. Guatemalans Strike Over Signing of CAFTA Guatemalans began a nationwide strike as a follow up to the protests over the signing of a so-called free trade agreement with the United States and other Latin American nations.Jill Replogle reports from Guatem...
Keywords: NSA; UN; bush; elections; environment; iraq; islam; israel; kurds; military; palestine; torture; unions
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, November 05, 2001|
AFGHANISTAN WANTS HELP FROM THE U-N 3:30 US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has just wrapped up a four day trip to Asia. After visiting Moscow, Rumsfeld headed to the front-line states of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. That nation has reportedly offered the US the use of three former Soviet military bases nearr the Afghan border... Meandwhile, two days after Osama bin Laden released a video-taped calling the United Nations a criminal organization, the Taliban government in Afghanistan is calling o...
Keywords: UN; afghanistan; arms trade; india; islam; military; nicaragua; nuclear weapons; pakistan; rumsfeld; washington; wtc
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, July 25, 2002|
Social Security Still Slated for Privitization?(3:43) Even after the lowest stock market slump in decades, and while a wave of securties fraud scandals is undermining investor and consumer confidence, the White House is pressing forward with a plan to privatize part of the Social Security system. As Joshua Chaffin reports from Washington, the push for privatizing the Social Security system is coming from industries who stand to gain tens of billions of tax-payer dollars a year...
Keywords: elections; india; islam; military; privitization; rebellion; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, December 15, 2004|
Ohio Recount Data Tampering Claims There are more reports of data tampering in the Ohio recount process. Evan Davis is in Xenia, Ohio. More Fighting in the DRC Renewed fighting has broken out between rival factions of the armed forces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Joshua Kyalimpa reports. Missile Defense Test Fails The Son of Star Wars missile defense system has suffered a serious set-back...
Keywords: chemical weapons; elections; environment; iraq; israel; mexico; missile defense; nigeria; oil; wal-mart; washington; whistleblower
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, August 11, 2005|
Ten foreign nationals were arrested this morning in Britain. The British government says they are a 'threat to national security' and is looking to deport them. But it is prevented by international law from deporting people to places where they may be subjected to torture or the death penalty. From London, Naomi Fowler reports: As investigations continue into 2 bombings in the Southern Philippine town of Zambaoanga on Monday that injured 30 people, the national security advisor is calling for a ...
Keywords: china; elections; france; india; iran; israel; nuclear power; palestine; privacy; rights; riots; scotus; torture; unions; uranium
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, March 20, 2003|
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|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, February 23, 2006|
ELECTIONS IN UGANDA Voters in Uganda went to the polls today in the country's firstmulti-party elections in 25 years. The twenty-year long rule ofPresident Yoweri Museveni is being challenged by his former doctor,Kizza Besigye. Dr. Besigye returned from exile after announcing hispresidential aspirations...but was later arrested and made to standtrial for what he says are politically-motivated charges...
Keywords: EU; FEMA; NATO; bush; cartoons; elections; environment; evacuees; hurricane; india; iraq; islam; israel; katrina; military; new orleans; nigeria; nuclear power; palestine; torture
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, September 26, 2002|
International Debate Over Iraq Continues(4:08) Three months into the congressional debate on Iraq,centrist Democrats now show signs they'd like to slow the President's drive toward a wider war. But in Senate testimony today, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger urged support for a congressional resolution in support of US action. Another former Secretary of State, Madeline Albright said the White House and congress should deal with Saddam Hussein through the UN...
Keywords: bush; democratic party; environment; iraq; saddam hussein
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, January 27, 2006|
POST-ELECTION UNREST IN GAZA Hundreds of Fateh supporters took to the streets of Gaza City today, [protesting their party's loss in the historic legislative elections and] calling for the resignation of the Fateh leadership. In Gaza City, Laila El-Haddad has the story. The mob of young supporters, which included the militant wing of Fateh, al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, marched throughout the city streets, shooting wildly into the air and blaming the Fateh leadership for the crushing blow in the elec...
Keywords: NATO; NSA; WTO; argentina; bush; democratic party; elections; environment; federal government; hamas; hurricane; iran; israel; john kerry; katrina; new orleans; nigeria; oil; palestine; protest; rights; riots; russia; scotus; state of the union; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, October 24, 2003|
Iraqi Oil Money Missing? - Susan Wood A British aid agency claims the United States and Britain have failed to account for 4 to 5 billion dollars in oil revenue earmarked for rebuilding Iraq. Wisconsin Legislature Alters Marriage Definition - Norman Stockwell Wisconsin?s legislature redefined the states definition of marriage leaving gay and lesbian rights activists worried. 15-Thousand Asylum Seekers Freed in UK - Anastasia Kershaw Pleasing human rights advocates, British officials are moving m...
Keywords: NSA; UN; bush; elections; immigration; india; iraq; islam; military; nigeria; oil; pakistan; privacy; rights; wal-mart
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, November 08, 2005|
IRAQI LAWYER AMBUSHED Two lawyers for co-defendants in the Saddam Hussein trial were ambushed by gunmen today in Baghdad. One attorney was killed while the other was wounded. This is the second assassination of a member of the legal defense team after another lawyer was murdered the day after the trial opened in October. The trial is scheduled to resume on Nov. 28th. MOSSAB ARRESTS In Nigeria, six members of a separatist group have been charged with attempting to wage war against the government...
Keywords: UN; WTO; brazil; bush; death penalty; detainees; elections; france; india; iraq; japan; katrina; military; new orleans; nigeria; oil; pentagon; privacy; rights; riots; saddam hussein; south africa; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, March 26, 2003|
Bush Meets Blair President Bush addressed troops at MacDill Air force Base in Tampa, Florida earlier today, a few hours before his meeting with his British counterpart, Tony Blair. There is speculate that the Bush-Blair meeting at Camp David could see the announcement of a significant cut in dues the US pays to the United Nations. And as Ian Forest Reports, the meeting between the leaders will also evaluate a war that has so far seen more US & UK casualties than expected...
Keywords: EU; NATO; UN; bush; california; iran; iraq; kurds; military; palestine; russia; saddam hussein; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, August 16, 2005|
The first forced evacuations amidst escalating tensions between Israeli police and settlers have begun as the deadline of midnight tonight to clear Gaza settlements approaches. Meanwhile, Israeli officials closed off Palestinian villages adjacent to the settlements for security purposes. Laila El-Haddad has more from Gaza. Family members lined up today to identify the bodies of 31 inmates killed in riots that erupted across 5 prisons in Guatemala...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; NSA; bush; detainees; elections; immigration; islam; israel; mexico; military; palestine; rebellion; rights; riots; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, September 24, 2002|
Bush and Blair Announce Iraq's Intent to Use "Weapons of Mass Destruction"(3:53) A storm of controversy surrounds a newly released dossier of evidence about Iraq's development of weapons of mass destruction. British Prime Minister Tony Blair presented the document today saying it proves Iraq has plans to use chemical and biological weapons. The dossier, Blair's most direct call for war on Iraq, states that Saddam Hussein's chemical and biological weapons are ready to be used within 45 minutes of...
Keywords: EU; argentina; biological weapons; bush; iraq; korea; military; privacy; protest; saddam hussein
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, August 06, 2004|
Iraqi fighters and U.S. forces in Iraq are still locked in armed conflict as the casualty count continues to rise. Dave Enders reports from Baghdad. Today, the Israeli military finally released their hold on the border crossing from Gaza to Egypt after 3 weeks. Laila El-Haddad reports from Gaza. The Nigerian government is cracking down hard on what they consider to be extreme Islamic groups. Several people have been killed in Northern Nigeria following a police raid...
Keywords: NSA; UN; argentina; bush; drug war; environment; iraq; islam; israel; japan; military; missile defense; nigeria; nuclear weapons; palestine; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, January 03, 2005|
Life-Long Detention? The White House is considering plans to build a permanent prison in Guantanamo Bay that would hold terrorist suspects for the rest of their lives. Selina Musuta reports from Washington, DC. Japan Increases Tsunami Relief Support The UN says the international community has pledged over two billion dollars in aid for tsunami stricken regions in South Asia. Japan initially promised some thirty million dollars but ahs since announced a dramatic increase...
Keywords: NSA; WTO; afghanistan; bush; california; china; environment; heart disease; india; islam; israel; japan; military; nigeria; pakistan; palestine; rebellion; rights; washington; whistleblower
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, July 14, 2005|
People rallied outside the Los Angeles Police Department against the killing of a baby, caught in the gunfire between the police and her father. Sister Charlene Muhammed has more from KPFK in LA. Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmud Abbas will travel to Gaza to meet with leaders of the Islamic Jihad to try and save peace talks. The quickly arranged meeting is planned two days after a suicide attack in Natanya killed 5 Israelis and injured dozens...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; detainees; elections; environment; iraq; islam; israel; jihad; mexico; nicaragua; oil; pakistan; palestine; rights; suicide; torture; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, November 10, 2005|
BALI BOMBER Indonesian police have confirmed that South-East Asia's most wanted terrorist suspect was killed an a raid yesterday. Meggy Margiyono sends this report from Jakarta. Although results are not back from the DNA test, Indonesian police say that one of two bodies found at the scene of yesterday's standoff is that of Dr. Azahari Husin. Dr. Azahari is a Malaysian university lecturer and reportedly a member of Al Qaeda in South-East Asia...
Keywords: EU; al-qaeda; argentina; brazil; bush; censorship; detainees; elections; environment; france; iran; iraq; islam; new orleans; oil; palestine; rights; riots; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, March 25, 2003|
War Carnage Over the last day fighting has turned gruesome in Iraq, FSRN Correspondent Gareth Schweitzer just filed this report from near Najab in Iraq. Official War Spin Continues Meanwhile, the Pentagon and the President have been in overdrive today telling the American people and the world that the war may take longer than expected, but they will be victorious. Ian Forest has been following the story...
Keywords: UN; bush; detainees; drug war; iraq; mexico; military; oil; pentagon; rights
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, July 26, 2004|
Israelis Protest Withdrawl Tens of thousands of mostly religious Jews stood across the 56 mile stretch from Gaza to Jerusalem to protest plans to remove their colonies from the occupied territories. Laila Al-Haddad reports from Gaza. UN on Sudan Crisis Hoping to curb the human devastation in Sudan, the United Nations Secretary General announced African nations will meet on Thursday to discuss possible resolutions. Haider Rizvi reports on the proposal now before the Security Council on the ...
Keywords: UN; bush; democratic party; elections; iraq; israel; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, June 12, 2002|
Earth First! Wins FBI Suit(3:40) The verdicts are in and they add up to four-point-four million dollars for plaintiffs Darryl Cherney and Judi Bari in their lawsuit against the FBI and Oakland police department. The two Earth First! activists sued the FBI and police in the aftermath of the bombing of their car in May of 1990. They claimed that instead of looking for the person who planted the bomb which nearly killed the two activists, the FBI used the incident as an excuse to investigate and di...
Keywords: death penalty; federal government; protest; rebellion; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, November 07, 2003|
Jobless Disclaimer President Bush and Congressional Republicans are hailing the new unemployment numbers as evidence that the economy is doing well.According to Bureau of Labor Department statistics, unemployment rates did drop for whites and most notably for teens, but they rose for African-Americans. Pentagon Money and Power The House of Representatives approved a 401-billion dollar defense-spending bill giving Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld greater ability to hire, fire, and promote civili...
Keywords: EU; NGO; bush; democratic party; elections; environment; france; genocide; hiphop; immigration; iran; iraq; kurds; nuclear power; oil; palestine; pentagon; rights; rumsfeld; scotus; torture
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, October 03, 2002|
Marwan Barghouti Trial in Third Stage The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said yesterday that Palestinian children are being denied their right to education because of Israeli-imposed restrictions in the occupied territories that include the military curfews, closures of schools, and home confinement. According to UNICEF estimates, more than 226,000 children and close to ten thousand teachers are unable to reach their regular classrooms nearly a month into the Palestinian school year...
Keywords: UN; california; communism; elections; france; israel; military; oil; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, October 21, 2003|
Historic Deficit Today the Bush administration was proud of new numbers showing the federal deficit is lower than what was predicted.Yet, the $374.2 billion dollar figure is the largest deficit in the history of the United States.Bush administration officials say the deficit is mostly due to the so-called war on terrorism.An official with the White House office of Budget and Management says next year, the deficit will be even larger at around $500 billion...
Keywords: NGO; bush; china; courage; elections; environment; immigration; iraq; islam; military; pakistan; protest; rights
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, May 03, 2006|
NEPALI PARLIAMENT EXTENDS OLIVE BRANCH Nepal's newly-seated parliament approved a measure today to reciprocate a cease-fire offered by the country's Maoist rebels. The government also dropped terrorism charges that were pending against the rebels and extended an invitation to join peace talks. KASHMIRI PEACE TALKS AMID SPIKE IN VIOLENCE A new round of Kashmiri peace talks opens today in the Indian capital...
Keywords: EU; afghanistan; bush; democratic party; elections; india; iraq; military; oil; rebellion; riots; scotus; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, October 17, 2002|
US Says North Korea Has Nuclear Weapons(3:45) The Bush Administration yesterday released information that North Korea has admitted to having broken a 1994 agreement by conducting a nuclear-weapons development program. The 1994 agreement was brokered by the Clinton Administration promising that North Korea would be nuclear-free in return for economic assistance. US officials say they are unsure whether North Korea possesses biological or chemical weapons...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; attorney general; bush; california; chemical weapons; elections; india; iran; iraq; kennedy; korea; military; nuclear weapons; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, August 23, 2005|
The evacuation of all 21 settlements in Gaza and 4 in the West Bank is complete. Israel?s Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz, said bulldozing Of the settlements will take 10 days followed by a military pull out. He said he expects Gaza to be in complete control of the Palestinians by September. Israel?s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Israel will maintain control of the remainder Of the West Bank. Palestinians hope to also recover control of the West Bank...
Keywords: EU; bush; california; highschool; india; iran; iraq; islam; israel; kurds; lebanon; military; palestine; protest; turkey
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, April 08, 2003|
US Warfare Kills Journalists in Iraq The Guardian is reporting that US commanders claim that significant enemy fire was coming from both the Palestine Hotel and Al-Jazeera building in downtown Baghdad, attacked earlier today by US forces, killingthree journalists and injuring several more.The US military claims its forces were using "inherent right of self-defense"and says it was unfortunate the buildings were being used by Journalists...
Keywords: UN; bush; ethnic; iraq; military; palestine; rights
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, December 25, 2001|
Daily Life in the Gaza Strip From correspondent Rafael Krafft on the realities of daily life in the South of the Gaza Strip. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees live in Gaza, a twenty-five mile strip of land on the Mediterranean. Every day holds the potential for conflict, not only with the Israelis who live nearby in highly fortified settlements, but with the major Israeli military presence deployed to protect those settlers and quell protest...
Keywords: israel; military; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, February 16, 2004|
CBS Cancels Bush Advocacy Ad Calling it government-sponsored advocacy, CBS is rejecting a paid commercial put out by the Bush administration promoting the just passed Medicare prescription drug law. Mitch Jeserich reports from DC. Nigerian Military Attacks Village The Nigerian military, protecting Western corporate interests, invaded a small village in the oil rich, cash starved Niger Delta region and killed twenty people...
Keywords: bush; california; highschool; india; iraq; islam; medicare; military; nigeria; nuclear weapons; oil; pakistan; riots; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, January 20, 2004|
Cheney Impeachment A Member of the U.S. Congress is calling for impeachment hearings on Vice President Dick Cheney. More from Kellia Ramares. Bush Administration Invasive Drug Testing Government employees may soon have their mouths swabbed and hair pulled by Bush administration officials aiming to curb the use of illegal drugs among 1 point 6 million workers. David Gruen reports from D.C. South Africa Begins to Pay Reparations The South African government is now paying out reparations to victims...
Keywords: NATO; anarchism; attorney general; bush; california; cheney; democratic party; drug companies; elections; india; islam; john kerry; nigeria; rights; south africa; state of the union
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, August 26, 2002|
CA Farm Workers March for Just Negotiations (3:36) In 1966 Ceasar Chavez and the newly founded United Farm Workers marched 150 miles from a small farming town in California to the state?s capitol demanding justice for farm workers.Now, 36 years later the United Farm Workers are marching again:this time for justice in labor negotiations.Since 1975 California farm workers have had the right to unionize, but the UFW claims that less than half of the farm worker groups which voted to unionize have n...
Keywords: bush; california; elections; environment; india; iran; israel; mexico; military; pakistan; protest; whistleblower
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, January 05, 2006|
PADILLA TRANSFER APPROVED The US Supreme Court has ruled that terror suspect, Jose Padilla, canbe transferred to civilian custody, but that ruling will not mean hislegal challenge to the president's indefinite detention powers will bethrown out. From WMNF in Tampa, Andrew Stelzer reports. Padilla, an American citizen, was held for over 3 years without chargeon suspicion of planning to explode a radioactive "dirty bomb", butwas recently indicted on unrelated charges...
Keywords: EU; NSA; WTO; afghanistan; al-qaeda; argentina; bush; drug companies; elections; heart disease; hurricane; india; iraq; israel; kellogg; lebanon; military; new orleans; pakistan; palestine; privacy; scotus; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, July 14, 2003|
Mandela at AIDS conference -- Zeenat Hansrod Iraq's Governing Council -- Ahmed alRawi Report on Low Power Radio -- Dante Toza Monsanto sues small dairy farm -- Heather Candon Controversey Continues over State of the Union Allegations Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and National Security advisor Condoleezza Rice say that President Bush's disputed statements of an attempted purchase of Uranium in Africa by Iraqi officials SHOULD have been left out of last January's state of the Union Address,...
Keywords: NSA; afghanistan; bush; death penalty; elections; iraq; islam; mexico; nigeria; oil; pakistan; rights; rumsfeld; state of the union; uranium; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, March 28, 2005|
The Israeli Parliament overwhelmingly voted to halt a potential national referendum on the proposed pull out from Gaza, making way for the plan to move ahead. Yet, over the weekend, the Israeli army invaded the West Bank city of Jenin and arrested eight Palestinians who the military claims were making weapons. Manar Jibreen with the Independent Middle East Media Center also explains how the Israeli government continues to confiscate land in the West Bank...
Keywords: california; elections; environment; highschool; immigration; israel; military; nigeria; nuclear power; nuclear weapons; oil; palestine; protest; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, December 14, 2001|
MORE ISRAELI ATTACKS ON WEST BANK, GAZA Israel launched deadly multi-pronged raids into West Bank towns before dawn and intensified its political assault on Yasser Arafat. Israeli forces launched at least five raids overnight, killing and arresting Palestinians and demolishing houses, following the second consecutive night of air strikes on Palestinian Authority targets in retaliation for a West Bank bus ambush that killed 10 Jewish settlers in the Occupied West Bank...
Keywords: afghanistan; bush; california; environment; immigration; israel; mexico; palestine; rights; south africa; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, April 09, 2002|
? Hundreds of Palestinian Dead in Jenin Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres disputed Palestinian claims of a massacre at refugee camps in the West Bank town of Jenin. Over 100 Palestinians died in Jenin today, but Peres says Israeli troops faced fierce resistance from Palestinian militants holed up in a small pocket in the Jenin refugee camp. The Palestinian Authority has compared the casualties in Jenin to the massacre by Israeli-allied Lebanese Christian militia of hundreds of Palestinians i...
Keywords: california; detainees; elections; environment; islam; israel; lebanon; military; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, December 31, 2001|
The year in review of Free Speech Radio News, produced by reporter Geoff Brady. We begin with the inaguration of President Bush and end with the US war on Afghanistan.
Keywords: afghanistan; bush
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, November 18, 2004|
New Possibility of Mad Cow in U.S. Officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced they might have confirmed another case of mad cow disease in the United States. They added that they need several more days to analyze the findings even though the newest tests are considerably more stringent. Mad cow, also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, is a fatal brain wasting disease that can be passed from cows to humans...
Keywords: argentina; bush; death penalty; disease; elections; highschool; immigration; india; iraq; israel; military; pakistan; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, March 12, 2002|
Israel Invades Ramallah (5:43) The Israeli army sent thousands of troops backed by tanks and helicopter gun ships into Palestinian areas of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a massive operation to round up militants. Thirty Palestinians are reportedly dead and hundreds taken into custody in Israel's biggest ground offensive in twenty years. Palestinian gunmen killed seven Israelis. The Israeli army said its aim is to arrest militants and dismantle what it calls the "infrastructure of terror." Pale...
Keywords: elections; israel; military; palestine
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, November 07, 2002|
Democrats after Republican Victory With the Republican wins this week, the White House says it's now got a broad mandate to run the country. The Democratic leadership in the House is now in question, as Minority Leader Richard Gephardt says he'll give up the job at the end of the current session. That leaves the Democratic Party at a crossroads: become more like the Republicans, or find some other identity...
Keywords: EU; UN; brazil; bush; democratic party; elections; france; india; iraq; russia